Avalanche

Darcy Kuemper...
Shawn Drotar

Avalanche’s chase for their first Cup in two-plus decades begins tonight

Colorado is the prohibitive favorite to hoist the Stanley Cup at season's end, but they have some hurdles to overcome en route to an elusive title
5 days ago
DENVER, COLORADO - SEPTEMBER 30: Head coach Jared Bednar of the Colorado Avalanche watches as his t...
Johnny Hart

Three key questions heading into the Avs 2021-’22 campaign

Whether the Avs rise to meet Stanley Cup-level expectations this season depends on a number of key factors
5 days ago
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Denver’s Sports Station 104.3 The Fan to broadcast at least 164 Avalanche and Nuggets postgame shows

A live broadcast following every game highlights new content focused on both the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets
5 days ago
ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO - SEPTEMBER 27: Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar talks with the media...
Johnny Hart

Avs season already off to inauspicious start

Not only has Avs head coach Jared Bednar tested positive for COVID-19 but also goalie Pavel Francouz will miss several weeks with an injury
10 days ago
DENVER, COLORADO - MARCH 8: Goaltender Darcy Kuemper #35 of the Arizona Coyotes skates during a bre...
Johnny Hart

Avs opt for economical route, trade for goalie Kuemper

The Avalanche shipped defenseman Conor Timmins and a first-round pick to the Coyotes on Wednesday for goaltender Darcy Kuemper
3 months ago
DENVER, COLORADO - FEBRUARY 24: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche smiles during warm-...
Johnny Hart

Sakic’s gamble pays off as Avs ink Landeskog to 8-year deal

Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog will be in burgundy and blue for the foreseeable future, inking an eight-year, $56 million deal late Tuesday
3 months ago
Cale Makar...
James Merilatt

Cale Makar inks a six-year, $54-million deal with the Avalanche

Colorado accomplishes one of their biggest goals of the offseason, keeping the 22-year-old defenseman via a mega contract
3 months ago
Ball Arena...
Kendall Valenzuela

Colorado Avalanche release 2021 schedule

The Colorado Avalanche will open the 2021 campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 13 against the Chicago Blackhawks at Ball Arena
3 months ago
Matt Calvert...
Kendall Valenzuela

Avalanche’s Matt Calvert announces retirement

After 10 seasons in the NHL, Matt Calvert announced his retirement citing a career-ending injury that limited him to just 18 games in 2020
3 months ago
DENVER, COLORADO - NOVEMBER 07: Joonas Donskoi #72 of the Colorado Avalanche plays the Nashville Pr...
Johnny Hart

Report: Avs to lose Donskoi to Kraken in expansion draft

The Seattle Kraken will take Colorado Avalanche forward Joonas Donskoi in Wednesday’s expansion draft, per The Athletic’s Ryan S. Clark
3 months ago
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James Merilatt

Kroenke has a chance to show what kind of owner he is this offseason

With the Avalanche and Nuggets both true contenders, ownership needs to make bold moves to get over the teams hump during their window
3 months ago
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Kendall Valenzuela

Avalanche release protection list ahead of expansion draft

The NHL announced the available and protected lists for the 30 clubs who will provide players to the Seattle Kraken in the Expansion Draft
3 months ago
DENVER, CO - JUNE 08: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Graves (27) shoots during a Stanley Cup Pl...
Johnny Hart

Avalanche trade defenseman Ryan Graves to Devils

The Avs have shipped defenseman Ryan Graves to the Devils in exchange for forward Mikhail Maltsev and a second-round pick
3 months ago
DENVER, COLORADO - OCTOBER 10: Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Boston ...
Scott Masters

What does Erik Johnson waving his no-movement clause mean?

Avs defenseman Erik Johnson waived his no-movement clause Tuesday, creating several scenarios ahead of the Kraken expansion draft
3 months ago
DENVER, CO - JANUARY 26: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) skates during a game betwee...
Johnny Hart

Avs defenseman Erik Johnson waives no-movement clause

Erik Johnson reportedly waived his no-movement clause, freeing the Avs from having to protect him from the Seattle Kraken expansion draft
3 months ago
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 20: A detailed view of the Stanley Cup trophy is seen positioned on a table at...
Johnny Hart

Avalanche picked to win Stanley Cup in 2022

The oddsmakers believe that the Colorado Avalanche will be the team to lift the Stanley Cup in 2022
3 months ago
DENVER, COLORADO - MAY 19: Cale Makar #8 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on against the St Louis Bl...
Johnny Hart

Cale Makar named to NHL’s First All-Star Team

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team on Tuesday
4 months ago
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 19: Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche attends the 2018 NHL Awards nom...
Johnny Hart

Avalanche shut out of trio of top NHL honors

The Avalanche went 0-for-3 during the NHL Awards on Tuesday night, including Nathan MacKinnon falling short of his MVP bid
4 months ago
Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar during a game between the Boston Bruins and the Colorado...
Kendall Valenzuela

Jared Bednar to return for sixth season with Avalanche

Jared Bednar is the longest-tenured coach in Avalanche history and will return for his sixth season with the team according to Adrian Dater
4 months ago
Drop the Mike...
Mike Evans

Playoff failures shouldn’t earn coaches the Fox treatment

The Avs and Nuggets getting bounced in the second round doesn't mean the teams should move on from Jared Bednar and Michael Malone
4 months ago
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Nick Ferguson

Extra Mile: Who’s to blame when a team falls short of expectations?

After another early playoff exit for the Avs, Nick Ferguson asks where does blame reside for teams who fail to meet expectations?
4 months ago
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JUNE 10: The Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after a goal by Keegan Kolesar #55 ...

Rapid Reaction: Avs “just weren’t good enough” on multiple levels

There are no other excuses for the Avs other than they "just weren't good enough" against the Golden Knights
4 months ago
Nathan MacKinnon...
Kendall Valenzuela

MacKinnon, Matthews and McDavid voted Hart Trophy finalists

Nathan MacKinnon is one of three finalists for the 2020-21 Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player to his team
4 months ago
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Shawn Drotar

Avs cough up 2-0 lead, on the brink of elimination after OT loss

In a game that proved to be a microcosm of the series, Colorado started out hot, only to fade down the stretch and watch Vegas take control
4 months ago